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Articles: Photonics/Optics
See top suppliers and manufacturers in over 20 categories, including high-speed cameras, sensors, and optical components.
Blog: AR/AI
A deep-learning approach from Stanford University detects property damage caused by wildfires.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Applications include planetary exploration and imaging systems used in surveillance, navigation, and target recognition.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Machine Vision/Camera Advances - July 2021

Advances in cameras and image sensors are transforming the factory floor, while also enabling exciting new applications in space robotics, medicine, and more. Read all about it in this compendium of...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This could lead to the commercial development of smart glass, with applications ranging from imaging to advanced robotics.
INSIDER: Imaging

Physicists from the University of Sussex have developed an extremely thin, large-area semiconductor surface source of terahertz, composed of just a...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the benefits of SWIR imaging, from food inspection to surveillance.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Unmanned Systems - March 2021

Drones that swarm and change shape mid-flight... autonomous combat vehicles on the battlefield...the latest in counter-UAS technology. Read about new advances in air and ground unmanned systems in this report...

Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Powerful, tiny cameras provide unique streaming-video solutions for NASA robots and defense applications.
Briefs: Imaging
Infrared Detectors Enhance Night-Vision Cameras
The ability to enhance night vision could improve what can be seen in space, in chemical and biological disaster areas, and on the battlefield.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
NASA's UAS traffic management expertise leads to advances in drone navigation.
Articles: Software
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Podcasts: Unmanned Systems

Before delivery drones start carrying packages (and passenger drones start delivering ourselves), engineers will need to keep refining an unmanned aircraft's ability...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Safety-critical MEMS, absolute pressure sensors, thermal imaging cameras, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
University of Colorado researchers have described a new silicon chip that improves the resolution and scanning speed needed for a lidar system.
Products: Test & Measurement
High-temp infrared emitter, single-frequency SWIR lasers, hazard testing systems, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Biologically inspired ultrathin arrayed camera captures super-resolution images.
Briefs: Imaging
Multiple commercial applications include defense, search and rescue, and disaster relief.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The sensor has applications in fields such as robotics, healthcare, and security.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new low-cost imaging system could make it easier to track mosquito species that carry disease, enabling a more timely and targeted response.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
New surveillance sensors are able to perform better than ever under unpredictable and dynamic lighting conditions.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Optically Reconfigurable Charge-Transfer Liquid Crystals
These re-writeable materials have applications in data storage and encryption, energy transducers, and optical display technologies.
News: Imaging
Smartphone Imaging Tools Track Objects On the Battlefield

Using smartphones' GPS and imaging capabilities, University of Missouri researchers have developed new software that determines the exact location of distant objects, as well as monitors the speed and direction of moving objects. The software could eventually allow smartphone-armed...

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